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By pak_adnews On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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How Obama’s Asia Pivot Nudged China Toward Pakistan but Helped Aggravate India

How Obama’s Asia Pivot Nudged China Toward Pakistan but Helped Aggravate India By Murtaza Hussain After many disastrous years spent trying to shape the Middle East, the Obama administration has refocused its More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Obama, Interpreted: What 8,400 U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Really Means

By Daniel L. Davis Last week at the White House, the president announced his decision regarding troop levels in Afghanistan through the remainder of his term of office. Let me translate his words into the reality More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, December 28th, 2015
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Behind the scenes, Pakistan’s military helped revive talks with India

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik The quiet involvement of Pakistan’s powerful military in its foreign policy this year paved the way for reviving a stalled dialogue with India, officials said, a thaw leading to the More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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The Legal Justifications Obama Used To Kill Osama Bin Laden

President Barack Obama left the legal rationale behind the killing of Osama Bin Laden to four lawyers who had to work in secret in the weeks leading up to the mission. The New York Times published an excerpt Wednesday More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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World War III On The Horizon?

By Sourav Banerjee Since the Russian President Vladimir Putin on September 30th began airstrikes against ISIS and its affiliates in Syria at the request of the Syrian government, the world is thrown into a More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, October 19th, 2015
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New York Times has bizarre story on bin Laden

By Peter Bergen Story highlights Peter Bergen: Times magazine cover story says incorrectly that we don’t know truth about the bin Laden killing Participants in raid and U.S. officials would have More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Putin’s Blitz Leaves Washington Rankled and Confused

On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a blistering critique of US foreign policy to the UN General Assembly. On Tuesday, Barack Obama shoved a knife in Putin’s back. This is from Reuters: “France More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, September 11th, 2015
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A thousand 9/11s

The 9/11 attack was just the beginning of the bloodletting and the wanton abuse of law to extend unaccountable state authority By Nafeez Ahmed Fourteen years ago, 2,996 people were murdered when four civilian More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Why American policy abroad strengthens groups like ISIS.

By Nicolas J. S. Davies Thirteen years ago [in relation to date of publication], a draft dodger from Texas stood on a pile of rubble in New York City and promised, “The people who knocked these buildings down More...